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HB 5 Administrator Overviews via TETN

TEA has scheduled two HB 5 Overview for Administrators TETNs. They are Friday, April 25 from 10:00 – noon and Wednesday, April 30 from 2:00-4:00.The content of each session will be a review of the SBOE curriculum decisions related to HB 5 implementation.  Sites should contact the distance learning team at Region 13 to schedule […]

New House Bill 5 Video Resources

The Institute for Public School Initiatives at The University of Texas at Austin has shared several video resources related to House Bill 5. The link to these videos is located on the ESC Region 13 House Bill 5 web page. Resources include: Parent message Endorsement areas Career videos These videos are available in both English […]

Chapter 74. Curriculum Requirements; Subchapter B. Graduation Requirements

The enclosed document reflects the latest changes made by the State Board of Education (SBOE) on January 31, 2014. A reminder that the underlined sections (one line) represent the changes made prior to the meeting and the double underlined text reflects changes made at the meeting (usually in the form of an amendment). Ch_74_Subchapter_B_as_adopted  

Curriculum Council February 6th

We hope that you will be able to join us for Curriculum Council on February 6th. Our agenda includes: Legal Update Curriculum & Instruction Update ELPS Instructional Tool Writing Update Accountability Update HB 5 Community and Student Engagement Update Updates from TASA Midwinter If you attended a session at TASA Midwinter with information that others […]

House Bill 5: Implementing Programs of Study and Personal Graduation Plans That Advise to Endorsements (SP1428681)

During Curriculum Council this morning Ed mentioned this opportunity in conjunction with the CTE, PEIMS, HB5 presentation. This session, on January 22nd,  is designed to be a work session regarding programs of study and personal graduation plans: “Participants should expect an extensive working session. Participants will identify school specific programs of study that will advise students […]

Proposed Revisions to Graduation Requirements

Please see the following information communicated by the Texas Education Agency regarding public comment on Graduation Requirements. Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 74, Curriculum Requirements, Subchapter B, Graduation Requirements Summary: The proposed rule actions would repeal graduation requirements that are no longer needed and add new rules for the foundation high school graduation program, […]

Draft rules on HB 5 graduation program

Texas Education Agency Press Release posted Oct, 17, 2013: “Based on direction from the State Board of Education (SBOE), the Texas Education Agency (TEA) today released draft rules to be considered by the SBOE at its November meeting regarding the new high school graduation program under House Bill 5 (HB 5). Passed by the 83rd […]

TEA Posting: Graduation Requirements for 2013-2014 Seniors

A letter to the Administrator Addressed regarding graduation requirements for 2013-2014 seniors was posted to the Texas Education Agency website on August 29th. In this letter Commissioner Williams shares his “intent to file rules that would allow students completing the fourth year of high school during the 2013-2014 school year to graduate under the new […]

Legislative Updates at Curriculum Council

At our Curriculum Council meeting on July 25th both Jim Walsh and Ed Vara presented information regarding legislative changes. Materials related to these presentations are located at http://www4.esc13.net/cc/meetings/. Additionally, with our new steaming video for Curriculum Council you may view the presentations from these and other segments of the meeting. Legal Update (click title for alternate […]

Leadership Network Conference – February 21st

Our inaugural event this past September was a huge success and we are excited to have expanded our session choices for the February 21st LNC.  Please share with leaders in your district and on your campus! We can’t wait to share the day with you and your colleagues! See attached flyer for schedule and registration […]

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